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Benicia Police Department
Friday August 17th, 2012 :: 07:37 a.m. PDT
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Fast and East Mart in Benicia robbed at gunpoint

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Benicia Police Department
200 East L Street, Benicia, CA 94510
745-3412/746-0131(fax)



DATE & TIME: August 16, 2012 10:58 p.m.

LOCATION: Fast and Easy Mart 1500 East 5th Street, Benicia

INCIDENT TYPE: Armed Robbery – 211 PC


SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:
At approximately 10:58 p.m. on Thursday night, a male store clerk at the Fast and Easy Mart in Benicia reported four male suspects entered the store and pointed a small handgun at him demanding money. He was forced to hand over an undetermined amount of currency. The suspects also stole the clerk’s personal laptop computer, his wallet and alcoholic beverages. During the incident the clerk was hit in the back of the head by one of the suspects with a closed fist. The clerk stated he was not injured and refused medical treatment. The handgun used was described as a small, black, unknown make or caliber. The responsible’s were described as four black males, approximately 20-30 years of age. Two of the suspects were wearing grey hoodies. One of the suspects was wearing a black hoodie, and the other was wearing a dark navy blue jacket. All four suspects were wearing dark colored bandanas over their mouths attempting to conceal their identity. The suspects fled the scene in an unknown make and model silver four door vehicle.

There are currently no photos or videos available for press release at this time.

For further information regarding this release, please contact Lt. Frank Hartig at fhartig@ci.benicia.ca.us or by calling (707) 746-4259.

Address/Location
Benicia Police Department
200 East L Street
Benicia, CA 94510

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Non-emergencies: 707-745-3411

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